On February 11, 1964 the Beatles performed their first American concert in Washington, D.C. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey was there and shares some memories with us.
Harold Holzer, vice president for External Affairs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, explains how President Lincoln might address the current budget troubles facing the federal government.
The Library of Congress is the repository of thousands of photographs that provide a peek into the daily life of Americans 100 years ago and beyond. Dating from the 1910s, these photos originated from the Bain News Service.
The National Archives is working on project trying to make the multimedia records of World War I more accessible to modern audiences. They’ve contracted Shiftdesign to create a new app called “Remembering WWI,” to help educators and history buffs make the war a little less forgettable. Jon Voss, strategic partnership director for Historypin, which is part of Shiftdesign, tells Eric White on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the project, and how NARA is helping.
When the Navy raised up the sunken Civil War Confederate submarine Hunley back in 2000, it put a spotlight on the Naval History and Heritage Command. That was back in 2000. Principal Investigator Robert Neyland provides Federal Drive with Tom Temin with an update on the Hunley and the command.
The National Archives and Records Administration has hung a Vietnam War exhibit at its main building in downtown D.C.
Tune in this week for a special FEDtalk in honor of Presidents Day.
February 23, 2018
Tune in this week for our special Women’s History Month show to learn about some of the greatest female contributions to history, culture, and society.
March 8, 2018
The former chief executive for the flagship museum of Naval History and Heritage Command spoke about the service’s vast collection of artifacts and vessels.
The ship carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to South America and, later, components of the atomic bomb which was dropped on Hiroshima.